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DELTAS Africa inception meetingAmy Luck Tom Kariuki, Director of AESA, opening the meeting. As part of my rotation in Science, I joined colleagues from across Wellcome at the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative inception and annual general meeting. Representatives from the International Operations & Partnerships, Population,...
Building a Strong Research EcosystemBuilding a Strong Research Ecosystem for Sustainable Development The African Academy of Sciences’ Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa, the Wellcome Trust, DFID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are organising a track to discuss how to create an enabling and viable research ecosystem in...
Science *Policy* Africa"SCIENCE "POLICY" AFRICA" IS A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER OF THE AFRICAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. The Newsletter carries information on science and policy issues on the African continent and beyond. It seeks to deepen the science-policy discourse on the African continent. The Newsletter also provides information on activities of the AAS...
SANTHE's Thumbi Ndung'u wins $2.8 million Gilead grantThumbi Ndung'u, SANTHE Programme Director, has been awarded a $2,842,000 USD grant by Gilead Sciences for a project entitled “The FRESH study: Females Rising through Education, Support and Health (FRESH) Acute HIV Infection Cohort”. Read More
I didn’t know this before I enrolled for the AAS workshop but a career in stem cells is my destiny. I am grateful to the AAS for providing a platform for me and other young scientists to define our career paths.
Lucy Macharia, a masters graduate from Kenya’s University of Nairobi
The AAS has 300 members from across the world and in all areas of science and technology. The AAS has a lot of expertise in Africa and beyond.
Prof Aderemi Kuku, AAS President
CIRCLE is providing opportunities for networking and building relationships that are important for my career. Here I can find potential future partners to do research with and spending time to focus more in my field of study.
Alex Zizinga, a graduate research assistant from Makerere University